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Port St. Lucie, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Looking for a gorgeous city where you can swim, play golf, and enjoy miles and miles of beach? That describes many cities in Florida, including Port St. Lucie. This city sits on the eastern side of the state and is the center of a large metro area. With more than 170,000 people in Port St. Lucie proper, you’ll find many other LGBTQ individuals and families already settled in the city. While it’s grown in leaps and bounds, one of the most recent growth spurts came from the Florida Ce

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Pompano Beach, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Golden sand, crystal clear blue waters, and amazing seafood – all of this and more awaits you when you move to Pompano Beach, Florida. This small city is home to around 102,000 people. It’s one of the main cities of the Miami metro area, which means you’re very close to everything offered there. Pompano Beach has recently revitalized its downtown and beachfront areas. While that means everything is brand new, it also means real estate has increased in price. The amazing homes h

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Gainesville, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Home to the University of Florida, a low cost of living, and Gatorade, Gainesville, Florida, is certainly a popular place to live. It’s known for being a very affordable place, too, although property taxes are higher than normal. However, since other costs are lower, you’ll still actually save some money. The city has also heavily focused on solar power in the past few years, offering incentives to those homeowners who received some of their power from on-site solar energy. Home to

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Hialeah FL Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Hialeah, Florida, is a very large city located within Miami-Dade County. It has about 236,000 residents, and is the sixth most populated city in Florida. Nearly three-quarters of the population descend from Cuba, making it the top city in the U.S. in terms of population that is Cuban-American (as of 2010). On top of that, over 90% of people in Hialeah speak Spanish, making it one of the top cities in the U.S. where Spanish is the main language. In its nearly 20 square miles, Hialeah boasts an i

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Hollywood, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Don’t get it confused with its more popular California counterpart—Hollywood, Florida, may not have a popular sign or celebrities, but it’s still a gorgeous place to live. With temperatures that are usually in the 70s, it’s perfect for those who are looking for mild weather all year long. Today, Hollywood is home to almost 150,000 people and is one of the main cities of the Miami Metro Area, so even though it’s not huge, it’s close to everything Miami offers.

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Miami, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Miami, Florida, is the center of the Miami Metro Area. The city itself is home to around 400,000 people, while the metro has over 5.5 million residents, making it the eighth-most populous metro in the U.S. Miami has a large seaport and serves as a major financial, cultural, and commercial city for the southeastern U.S. The city is also a major tourism hub, and its cruise port is one of the busiest in the world. Miami’s gay ghetto is Shore Crest. This neighborhood has a number of shops, re

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Tampa, FL Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

There’s a reason why there are more than 4 million people living in the Greater Tampa Bay area. Actually, there are several reasons: Tampa is one of the best outdoor cities, one of the most popular, and is a top city for those in their twenties – according to Forbes, the Pew Research Center, and New York University. Tampa is also listed as a Gamma+ world city, which means it’s in the third bracket of major cities around the world. Tampa is a major vacation destination, especia

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Fort Myers, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Thinking of vacationing in Florida? Fort Myers is a great vacation destination that isn’t as incredibly overrun as some other areas of the state are. But Fort Myers is also a great place to live, especially for those in the LGBT community. This city is home to some great museums, including the Sidney and Berne Davis Art Museum and the Imaginarium Science Center. The historic downtown entertainment district is a great place to spend the day shopping and enjoying lunch on the waterfront. A t

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Orlando, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Orlando is one of the most well-known cities in the state of Florida. With more than 270,000 people living in Orlando proper and more than 2.3 million in the Orlando metro area, it’s definitely a large city. In fact, it’s the sixth-largest metro in the Southern U.S. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort, which means tourism is a very large industry. Other major industries in Orlando include golf, healthcare, and the entertainment industry. The neighborhoo

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Key West, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Key West, Florida, is a popular island vacation city in the state. It sits to the southwest of Miami, but it’s actually closer to Cuba. Many cruise ships and other vessels dock at Key West to and from other destinations, and it’s also the site of a naval base. The all-year tropical weather draws many to this city, and former President Harry Truman even spent many winters there. Besides tourism, Key West is known for its arts and its many museums. One such museum is the Key West Gay

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Jacksonville, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Jacksonville, Florida, is the state’s largest city with over 860,000 residents. It’s also one of the state’s biggest seaports. Its metro area has more than 1.5 million people living in it. Jacksonville itself sits on the St. Johns River and is the financial, commercial, and cultural center for the northern part of Florida. The city is home to both civilian and military ports and includes two naval bases. Many corporations have their headquarters here, including Stein Mart, Gat

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Fort Lauderdale Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is actually the principal city for the Miami Metro Area, despite the fact that the area is named after Miami. It’s home to more than 165,000 people, with the overall Metro Area serving over 6 million. This city is a major tourist destination and is known for its year-round moderate temperature and bright, sunny days. Aside from tourism, the city is also known for its retail industry and for being home to several major companies. These include Citrix Systems, Auto

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Coral Springs, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

The City of Coral Springs, Florida, is located near Fort Lauderdale. While the city itself is home to more than 120,000 people, Coral Springs is also a part of the larger Miami Metro Area, which has more than 5.5 million residents. Despite the name, visitors to the city may be surprised to learn that there are no actual springs in Coral Springs. Even so, the city was one of the fastest-growing in the state between the 1970s and the 1990s and has been ranked in Money Magazine’s list of best

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Cape Coral, FL, Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Cape Coral, Florida, sits on the Gulf of Mexico. A relatively new town, Cape Coral was founded only about 50 years ago. However, this planned community has grown to be home to over 180,000 people. It’s the largest city in the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metro area. Sometimes called the Waterfront Wonderland, Cape Coral has more than 400 miles of different waterways and canals. It actually has more canals than Venice. The city and all of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area is fairly welcoming, with a

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Miramar, FL Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Miramar, Florida, is home to just over 122,000 people and is a part of the much larger South Florida metro area. With more than 5.5 million people living in this part of the state, it’s one of the largest in Florida. Many people who live in Miramar commute to nearby Fort Lauderdale or Miami for work, leaving less than 1,000 individuals working for each of the city’s top employers.  Because it’s so close to these larger, more popular cities, you won’t find a huge num

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Clearwater, FL Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Set in Pinellas County, Clearwater is home to almost 110,000 people.  This city in Florida is a part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area, which means that anyone who lives here is within commuting distance of many different businesses, event centers, and restaurants.  The city is one of the sunniest in the country; in fact, Clearwater is in the Guinness Book of World Records for having 361 consecutive days of sunshine! Clearwater is known for hosting one of the largest L

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Tallahassee, FL 2015 Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Tallahassee, Florida, is the state capital and is the center of the Tallahassee metro area.  It’s home to Florida State University and Florida A&M University, both of which bring a good number of students to the city every year.  Tallahassee was hit hard by the recent recession, and a number of the city’s best gay bars were forced to shut their doors.  However, there are a few that are still open, plus some straight bars host gay nights.  Tallahassee is a pro

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Sanford, FL Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Sanford, Florida, is a mid-sized city that’s the central part of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.  It sits on the shores of Lake Monroe and has been called the Historic Waterfront Gateway City because of its busy port.  If you’re thinking about moving to Sanford and want to live in an LGBT neighborhood, you’ll want to check out the downtown area and the historic district.  Both are very popular with the gay and lesbian population of S

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St. Petersburg, FL’s Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

St. Petersburg, Florida, is one of the largest cities in the state, and it’s also noted for being one of the sunniest cities in the world.  Maybe that’s what attracted the large number of LGBT people who have made St. Petersburg their home.  Whatever the reason, there are several major LGBT districts in St. Petersburg, and that’s not counting the smaller neighborhoods where many gays and lesbians live. Broadwater is one of the neighborhoods that’s often conside

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Dania Beach, Florida Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Dania Beach is a small city in Florida.  Its population is around 30,000 but the city is a part of the South Florida metro. While Dania Beach doesn’t actually include that much beach, it is home to several amusement parks and the IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum. The area of Dania Beach Heights, sometimes referred to as Triangle Village, is a hidden gay community that hasn’t really become that well-known yet.  However, this area is full of charm and historical building

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Wilton Manors Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Wilton Manors, Florida, is a small city located in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area. As such, even though it’s very small, it’s conveniently located near a number of major attractions. Wilton Manors is often called the Island City because it’s situated between the north and south forks of the Middle River. Wilton Manors is known as a gay village and is second in the country for the ratio of LGBT population to total population: 14 percent of

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Tampa, Florida Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Tampa, Florida, was a fairly quiet town until the late 1800s when, thanks to the railroad industry, the city exploded. Today, there are over 350,000 people living in Tampa, including a fairly large LGBT population.  The GaYbor District is the most well-known LGBT neighborhood in Tampa. It’s part of the historic Ybor City and is home to many gay bars, nightclubs, and other businesses. The GaYbor area is centered around the intersection of 15th Street and 8th Avenue, and it’s eas

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Miami’s 2014 Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Miami, Florida, is one of the most gay-friendly cities in the United States.  In fact, several of its neighborhoods have been named to CNN’s most affordable LGBT places to live list.  One of these neighborhoods is Wilton Manors.  Technically its own city, Wilton Manors is very small and is considered a part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach Metro area.  Condos in the area can range from small 1-beds for $50,000 to large, luxurious ones that cost almost $700,00

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Jacksonville’s 2014 Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

While it’s not the capital of Florida, Jacksonville is the largest city in the state.  In fact, it’s the largest city by land area in the U.S.  Because it’s so large, there are a number of different areas the LGBT community calls home. The Venetian on the Ortega River is a waterfront property for those who are interested in boating or nightlife.  It features canals and a marina styled after Venice.  Naturally, because some of them are on the waterfront, hom

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Key West, FL – 2014’s Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Key West includes more than just the island of Key West—the city also encompasses a part of Stock Island, Fleming Key, Sigsbee Park, and Sunset Key.  Key West is a very open, welcoming city.  As such, there aren’t really specific gay communities or neighborhoods.  Key West made headlines when Richard Heyman, an openly gay man, was elected mayor in 1983.  The city also hosts a large seven day PrideFest and is home to the Key West Gay & Lesbian Museum & Arc

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Orlando’s 2014 Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Orlando is one of Florida’s many vacation destinations.  Home to Orlando Studios and Disney World, many families visit the city on a regular basis.  It also has a fairly large gay population.  Some might be surprised, then, to hear that Orlando really only has one major gay neighborhood.  The fact is that many LGBT people live throughout Orlando, so the gay community is pretty spread out. That said, the East Downtown Orlando area is definitely the gay part of the city.

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Fort Lauderdale’s 2014 Top LGBT Neighborhoods and Home Prices

Fort Lauderdale is more than just a popular spring break destination for college students.  It’s also home to a growing LGBT community.  There are a number of neighborhoods where you’ll find many LGBT individuals and families. One of the biggest is Wilton Manors.   Wilton Manors is actually a small town in its own right, but it’s so close to Fort Lauderdale that most consider it a part of the city.  There are dozens of gay-owned businesses in the area.

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Cape Coral, FL – Gay Lifestyle in the Waterfront Wonderland

Cape Coral, a coastal city with a population of 154,305, has more miles of canals than Glasgow and Venice – over 400 miles of winding waterways to be exact. Most homes here are resort or cottage style. This sprawling city is located on the Cape Coral peninsula in the Gulf of Mexico and bordered by the Caloosahatchee River and the Matlatcha Pass. Across the river is the picturesque historical district of Fort Meyers. This is a steamy part of Florida that enjoys 365 days of sunshine but eve

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Pompano Beach, FL – Gay Lifestyle in a Resort City

Pompano Beach, Florida is a beautiful smaller city of 99,845 located on the Atlantic coastline just north of Fort Lauderdale. This is one of North America’s top vacation home markets and it has been featured as the place to invest in CNN Money and the Wall Street Journal.  The city includes several beaches on three miles of beachfront including Hillsboro Beach, Light House Point and Deerfield Beach. This lovely and convenient place to live is bounded on the west by Coconut Creek and o

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Gay Realtors Jacksonville, FL Hot Spots and Neighborhoods

Jacksonville, Florida is a huge city of 800,000 that lies at the northeastern tip of the state right on the Georgia Border.  The city is a mix of Southern and Spanish Colonial neighborhoods. Historic San Marco is the main gay area in this city, but because the city is so big there are pockets of gay communities that tend to be quite small and almost like “pop-ups” in nature. That is why it is best to consult with a Jacksonville gay realtor who knows the area well before you star

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Gay Realtor South Beach – Open Lifestyle in a Sunshine Paradise

Most of Miami Beach is reasonably gay-friendly but since the 1980s, the main gay area has been South Miami Beach or (SoBe) for short.  This is a part of Miami that is continually reinventing itself and growing; it is a popular destination for fun in the sun for international gay travelers from all over the world.  Every year in March the area holds a massive White Party complete with all-gay cruises and an all-night dance party.  The lifestyle here is openly gay and it is not unco

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Clearwater, Florida – Gay-Friendly Beach Living

Clearwater, Florida is home to a huge gay community that holds one of the biggest gay pride parades in the Southeast United States. The Clearwater area is completely gay friendly with several beautiful communities very nearby.  USAA has called this the very best beach town in Florida and it is the ideal place to invest in a condo, townhouse or a more vintage, historic cottage or year-round home. The most stunning thing about the town is its natural beauty which is situated on a coastline,

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Tampa, FL – Focus on the Ybor City Gayborhood

Tampa, Florida is a huge metropolis of 346,037 that is located on the west coast of Florida.  As it is so big it is usually called the Tampa Bay area.  It is a naturally beautiful place to live and Forbes ranked it as the fifth best outdoor city five years ago. It is a humid,  low, swampy place to live with the highest point in the city only being 48 feet above sea level.  There is a lot of water in the city including Palm River, which flows through the city and offers nearby

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Pensacola Florida – A Quieter Outdoors Gay Lifestyle

If you move to Pensacola do it for the incredible natural beauty and job opportunities within the military and aviation communities ~ it is not that progressive when it comes to being accepting of LGBT residents. Pensacola is known for an enormous Gay Pride Parade that brings out thousands of LGBT tourists on Memorial Day weekend however residents in the area will tell you that every day life is a bit stricter and same sex couples are not as “out.”  This is why consulting with a

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Port Charlotte, Florida – Gay Friendly Home Investment Opportunities

Port Charlotte, Fordia is more of an area than a city that is ruled by a county commission. It is a census-designated place in Charlotte County Florida that is situated at the north end of the Charlotte Harbor Estuary. It is just northwest of the city of Punta Gorda, 100 miles south of Tampa and 65 miles north of Naples.  There are less than 50,000 people living in the area.  Its isolation and the natural beauty of the Everglades have made this town one of the best places for gay retir

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Naples, Florida – Upscale Gay Real Estate on Sand Beaches

Naples, Florida is a smaller city with a prominent gay community that is located in Collier County Florida.  It was called Naples after the city in Italy, which has a similar mild climate, and abundant fish in its waters.  It is primarily a tourist town and is very near the Everglades and the Ten Thousand Islands, which attract hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. It is also very near the community of Marcos, which is primarily LGBT neighborhood with newer developed properties

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Gay Realtor Orlando | Real Estate | Housing

Orlando is a huge city central to 5 main beaches within a 90 minute drive. Orlando offers many different districts and extremes of pricing, making it very important to consult with an Orlando gay realtor who has extensive knowledge of the city. Orlando is known as both a retirement community and a gay hot spot. It is a paradise for urban professionals and is home to a diverse number of corporations and companies including; General Dynamics, Walt Disney World, Adventist Health Systems and Sikorsk

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Gay Realtor Fort Lauderdale | Housing | Real Estate

Fort Lauderdale is a huge sprawling metropolis with many different districts that can differ in terms of price or development. That is why it is very important to consult with a Fort Lauderdale gay realtor who has some knowledge of the most LGBT friendly areas in the town.  It is often called the “Venice of America” because of all of its boardwalks and waterways. It is a retirement community that is also highly reliant on tourism to keep its economy stable. As of November 2012

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Gay Realtor Tampa | Neighborhoods | Real Estate

One of the best things about living in Tampa is the diversity of the neighborhoods and the diversity that you have to choose from if you are trying to buy a home for yourself or as an investment. Gay real estate Tampa Bay wants you to note that this is a great area of Florida to buy newer homes and also buy homes that give you a lot of access to the great outdoors. If you are looking to do a little hip and chic swinging in the big city then gay realtor Tampa Bay recommends living in the Channel

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Gay Real Estate Orlando | Corporate Housing | Florida Real Estate

If you are looking for transition housing until you can buy a home of value in Florida then gay real estate Orlando recommends that you look into corporate relocation housing. These are rental housing developments that are much less expensive than staying in a hotel. These places are like homes that are meant for the long-term. However, what is nice about them is that many have the luxuries and amenities of a hotel or a resort. Gay real estate Orlando recommends this type of housing for militar

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Gay Realtors Orlando | Spanish Style Homes | Real Estate

Gay realtors Orlando have shown many ornate and lovely Spanish style homes for sale in the Florida Area. Sometimes this style is also called the Mission style of home. These majestic and summery homes can be the real historic item built by Spanish missionaries and settlers  or you can find more modern retro versions built by contemporary developers. Gay realtors Orlando have noted that many of  these homes have influences from Spain, Native American and Mexican house designs even thou

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Gay Realtor West Palm Beach | Real Estate | Housing and Lifestyle

West Palm Beach is a huge metropolis on the southeastern coast of Florida that also happens to be the oldest incorporated municipality in South Florida.  This is a hip, LGBT-friendly place to live with many gay realtors to choose from. The area is rich in renovated and preserved 1920s architecture as well as glamorous steel and glass condos and town-homes. Spanish style villas with open middle courtyards and mid-century modern homes can also be had for an affordable price in this area. Ther

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Gay Realtor Tampa Bay | Housing & Real Estate

Tampa Bay is actually not a city, like the metropolitan area of Tampa, but a geographical area.  It is Florida’s largest open water estuary on the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico.  It forms the coastline of the Hillsborough, Mantee and Pinellas counties. The biggest metropolis in the area is Tampa Bay itself that consists of many different neighborhoods that fluctuate widely in character and price when it comes to housing values.  This is why when it comes to determining you

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Gay Real Estate Orlando | Popular House Styles

Gay real estate Orlando experts have always agreed with their clients when it comes to noting the diversity of architecture in the city. Orlando is a charming place full of pretty neighborhoods with homes that come in many styles. One of the most prevalent of styles is the Mediterranean style home. It is also called the Spanish style home. These homes are noted for their smooth stucco exterior walls and tiled roof. Gay real estate Orlando has noted that you often see knock-offs of the genuine s

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Gay Realtor Fort Lauderdale | Hiring a Realtor

Many potential home buyers like to start the home search by themselves. They take out the time to view advertisements for homes, stop at open houses and search dozens of on-line sites. On the other hand, most qualified buyers prefer to hire a realtor to do the searching for them, based upon the specifics of your desires and price range. In this scenario, all the buyer has to do is view “the right homes”, sign a contract prepared by the realtor that is representing you (not the seller

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Gay Realtors Key West | Florida Neighborhoods

Gay realtors Key West can recommend many top neighborhoods in Key West to live in that are truly fantastic.  The city is known for being one of the gayest friendly cities in all of North America. One of the mission statements from that city is that the citizens are one human family. The spirit of tolerance towards LGBT individuals is felt everywhere on the island.  Furthermore the beaches are incredibly beautiful – lined with palm trees and known for their very warm waters. 

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Gay Realtor Miami | Florida Neighborhoods

Miami is a South Florida city with sprawling neighborhoods with lush vegetation, great looking homes and beautiful canals to channel the water in a very humid part of the state. There are all sorts of people who make Miami their destination for residence, work or retirement and the mix of people make for a vibrant city with lots to offer, including to the LGBT community according to gay realtor Miami. Members of the LGBT community will feel right at home the moment they visit Miami Beach. Nestle

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Gay Realtors Fort Lauderdale Top Neighborhoods

Gay realtors Fort Lauderdale recommends living in this beachside city, which has always been very friendly to the LGBT community.  This is a laid-back affordable place olive that has a true rainforest climate and miles of public and private beaches with silky white sand and great views.  Living on a condo right on the beach in one of the many gay-friendly neighborhoods here can be quite affordable. The city is home to one of the “gayest” areas in all of Florida. This is Wi

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Gay Realtors Orlando Top Neighborhoods

Gay realtors Orlando has noted that there many wonderful places to buy and live in this city which has been called one of thee gayest cities in the U.S.   The entire city tends to be quite progressive but there is an enormous gay neighborhood in the East area of the city.  There is no area of the city where you are likely to be challenged for being gay, however there are a couple of areas of town where they gay population is denser than others. Orlando is also an incredibly inter

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Orlando Home Prices Up 8.2% in August Over 2011

Metro Orlando home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 8.2 percent in August 2012 compared to a year ago, according to a new report from CoreLogic. The Santa Ana, Calif.-based company (NYSE: CLGX) also reports a 1.7 percent increase in home prices month-over-month from July 2012. Prior to that, home prices in the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford area increased by 7.3 percent in July 2012 when compared to July 2011. GayRealEstate.com ~ Top Gay Real Estate Stories and Free Instant Access

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Florida Housing Market Much Improved in August

Florida’s housing market had more closed sales, more pending sales, higher median prices and a reduced inventory of homes for sale in August, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. “Florida’s housing marketing continues its momentum,” said 2012 Florida Realtors President Summer Greene, regional manager of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st in Fort Lauderdale. “Buyers who have been waiting on the sidelines should see this as

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Gay Realtor Orlando Top Neighborhoods

Orlando is a great place for buyers who are looking for gay friendly neighborhoods and environments. According to gay realtor Orlando as a city, Orlando is very diverse and welcoming to any new residency addition. Although there are many gay friendly areas in Orlando, the top five are the Vi-Mi District, Thornton Park, Downtown Orlando, Park Avenue/Winter Park, and Lake Ivanhoe. All of these areas are extremely welcoming and have the tools to satisfy gay buyers’ needs. The Vi-Mi District

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Gay Realtor Miami Beach on Rising Homeowners Insurance

If there is one thing that gay realtor Miami Beach experts have become aware of, including those that write about the topic in blogs and for Florida newspapers, it is that insurance rates for properties has gone sky high ~ and it is almost impossible to procure a reasonable insurance rate in some parts of the country that have been hit hard by hurricanes. Gay realtor Miami Beach has noted that in a few cases a house deal has nearly been completed sabotaged when a buyer finds out how much it wil

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Gay Real Estate Miami on Rising Insurance for Home Buyers

If there is one thing that gay real estate Miami experts have become aware of, including those that write about the topic in blogs and for Florida newspapers, it is that insurance rates for properties has gone sky high ~ and it is almost impossible to procure a reasonable insurance rate in some parts of the country that have been hit hard by hurricanes. Gay real estate Miami has noted that in a few cases a house deal has nearly been completed sabotaged when a buyer finds out how much it will ac

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Gay Realtor Wilton Manors Lifestyle Highlights

Gay realtor Wilton Manors recommends living in this gay friendly place that is also known as Island City. It earned this nickname because it is bordered by a river on two sides and the beach at one end. This is a South Florida vacation paradise that is also a fun, affordable and sought after place for both our LGBT community and the straight community to live. It is a smaller city that is about two square miles across. It is considered to be a community within the larger metropolis of Fort Laude

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Gay Realtor Jacksonville on Getting Great Home Insurance

You can’t buy a home nowadays without having great insurance and gay realtor Jacksonville also advises that all renters get insurance too.  That is because your landlord is not necessarily going to buy insurance to cover you anymore. Insurance in areas prone to hurricanes, tornados and storms tend to have sky-high rates. It is very important that you need to read the agreements on all policies carefully as they can contain tricky caveats that could cost you coverage in the end. No-fa

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Gay Realtors Fort Lauderdale On Investing in Beachfront Properties

If you are looking for property investments that rent out quickly and at high prices then gay realtors Fort Lauderdale recommend buying beachfront properties. These rental properties sometimes turn over fast as some tenants do not stay the entire year, but the result of that can be less “settle in” damage from long-term tenants and higher monthly or even weekly lease rates. Gay realtors Fort Lauderdale recommends buying beach side properties because they are very lucrative compared

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Gay Realtors Orlando Advice About Seller’s Remorse

On occasion gay realtors Orlando have encountered sellers who have a condition called “Seller’s Remorse.” Seller’s remorse is often the result of not being sure if putting up a house for sale is a good idea in the first place. Sellers that regret putting a home on the market may have also been out there looking at local properties and decided that their home is not such a bad place to live after all. Gay realtors Orlando has also observed that some sellers were not serio

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Gay Realtor West Palm Beach Historic Neighborhoods

Anywhere that you move to in West Palm Beach is likely to be an expensive, historic neighborhood so gay realtor West Palm Beach recommends having a minimum 20% deposit, superior credit and a healthy bank account if you want to live here. One of the poshest areas to live in is the Bel Air district which was first settled around 1925. Originally this area was full of big pineapple, fern and coconut plantations. There are many magnificent Mission style homes in this area that are modeled after the

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Gay Realtors Tampa Bay On How to Make Your Home Stand Out

These are tough times and the housing market is very competitive. Gay realtors Tampa Bay knows that there are bargains in the housing market everywhere to be had. How do you make your home stand out from the competition when there are several short sales in your neighborhood and a foreclosure up for sale as well? Gay realtors Tampa Bay would like to suggest that you do not compete with these bargain homes on their level. Instead you need to convince buyers to overlook the short sales and forecl

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Gay Realtor Tampa Bay With Important Information About Credit Scores

Gay realtor Tampa Bay wants home buyers to know that great credit scores are more than just a “necessary evil” when it comes to buying a new home. The credit scores that are used to calculate the terms of your mortgage, including your interest rate, are determined completely by this simple three digit number. The original purpose of the credit score, that now seems so much like a burden that prevents some hard working people from owning a home, was actually to protect users of credi

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Fort Lauderdale considers affordable housing requirements

The Florida Sun Sentenial reports that when South Florida's housing bubble burst and home prices plummeted, they never fell far enough to make rents or single-family homes affordable for the average family. The median home price in Broward County last year was still $47,611 more than the median household could afford, according to an assessment performed by Florida International University's Metropolitan Center. The gap was $47,263 in Palm Beach County and $60,243 in Miami-Dade County, the

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Gay Real Estate Fort Lauderdale on House Flipping Flops

Over the years Gay Real Estate Fort Lauderdale has seen some individuals make house flipping a flop. In their rush to make the big bucks some house flippers simply buy without doing their homework or thinking about the whole project.  In gay real estate Fort Lauderdale world agents have seen this type of impatience lead to big losses when it is time to flip the home. Flipping was more popular at the turn of the century but the recession has changed a lot of things so you need to be careful

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Gay Realtor Orlando Explains Long Term Property Value Investment Costs

Gay realtor Orlando advises those who want to invest in a commercial long term property to be prepared financially. Investing in commercial properties usually entails putting forth substantial upfront costs like legal fees and closing fees to banks. These fees alone can amount to being thousands of dollars on top of what you are paying to actually purchase the property. Before you buy a commercial property you need to consider that the total worth of your investment property needs to grow subst

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Gay Realtor Miami Discusses Owning Versus Renting

One of the best ways to get rich and make the social leap from the lower to upper class lifestyle according to gay realtor Miami is to get in the game of property ownership and investing. In fact, just about every single self-help ever written has always advised renters to get out of the Catch-22 of renting that consistently puts you in a position where you are paying off somebody else’s mortgage and instead start acquiring equity of your own. Owning your own home makes sense in a bi

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Gay Realtor Fort Lauderdale Why You Need to Invest in Property Now

One of the passions of Gay Realtor Fort Lauderdale is keeping abreast of how society is changing and how that might be impacting the selling of houses. One trend that is particularly worth noting and that has been noted by most major economists is the disappearance of the middle class.  All over the world the gap between who gets rich and who gets poorer is getting wider and wider. One of the only ways that you can still build a substantial nest egg in just a few years is to invest in prope

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